Summer Session 2020

July 6-August 28

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Meraki Dance Academy  Summer Session 2020   
 

 
Music & Movement ~ Ages 18 mo-3yrs

This class is an introduction to musicality geared toward dancers ages 18 mo-3 years. We will focus on creative movement, body awareness, rhythm, and tempo.  Required Attire:  Any dance clothes that is comfortable to dance and move in and ballet slippers. Friday             10-10:30am           $80         July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 
 

 
Fairytale Ballet ~ Ages 3-6yrs

Welcome to a magical ballet class filled with imagination, wonder and creativity.  Each week is centered around a different princess, fairytale character or storybook character.  We will dance, move, act out and dress up in this 45minute class that provides dancers with ballet technique as well as magical excitement.  Required Attire: Leotard/shirt/tutus and ballet slippers.

Monday     10:30-11:15am     $125     July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24

       Monday     12:00-12:45pm     $125     July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24     

        Friday     10:30-11:15am     $125     July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 
 


Ballet/Tap ~ Ages 3-6yrs

This is a combination class including ballet and tap. Students will learn technique, terminology, and musicality in both styles. Required Attire:  Any color leotard, dancers may also wear tutus, skirts, tights or leggings. This class requires ballet slippers and black tap shoes.   Monday   11:15-12:00pm    $125     July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24

Friday      11:15-12:00pm    $125       July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 

 

Poms & Cheer

Join Ms Chelsea our UNLV Cheerleader and Meraki Instructor for this fun and energetic 8 week class.  Required attire: Shorts, tank top, tshits or leggings.  No street shoes allowed.

Poms & Cheer      Wednesdays      6:00-7:00pm       $125      July 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug 5, 12, 19, 26  
 

 
Hip Hop ~ Ages 6 and up

Time to get FUNKY this summer with this high energy class that not only teaches hip hop movements and technique but also instills rhythm and precision. Required Attire:  Any dance clothes that is comfortable to dance and move in and sneakers. No jeans. Please register in your current level.

Level 1 & 2    Monday 3:30-4:30pm  $125  July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24

Level 3 & 4    Monday 4:30-5:30pm  $125  July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 
 

 
Ballet Technique ~ Primary Ballet – Ballet 4

Ballet is the basic foundation for most forms of dance. Ballet provides the technique you need to flourish in all other dance styles. Improving balance, posture, flexibility and self-confidence. Meraki ballet classes ensure dancers know proper technique and terminology. *Required for dancers interested in moving up to pointe. Please register in your current level.

Primary-Ballet 1   Monday    4:30-5:30pm    $125    July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24

Ballet 2, 3 & 4       Monday    5:30-7:00pm    $150    July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 
 

 
Acro/Contortion

You will FLIP over this summer class as you work on gymnastic skills, improve flexibility and learn fun, exciting and breathtaking tricks. Required Attire:  Gymnastics or dance leotard, shorts/tank tops.  No shoes for this class. Please register in your current level. Acro/Cont 1 & 2     Monday     5:30-6:30pm     $125     July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24

   Acro/Cont 1 & 2     Wednesday     5:00-6:00pm     $125      July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26

 Acro/Cont 3 & 4     Monday     7:00-8:30pm     $150     July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 

Technique & Conditioning

Pilates is an ideal cross conditioning program for dancers looking to improve their strength, balance, control, flexibility, breathing and more. This class was created for the dancer who wants to give extra attention to improving the technique needed for advanced turns and leap progressions and combinations. Intermediate/Advanced Dancers Ages 7 & up.

Pilates/Strength & Stretching    Wednesday    6:00-7:00pm    $125    July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26

Jazz & Ballet Progressions          Wednesday       7:00-8:00pm    $125     July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 
 

 
Acro & Contortion Workshop

Join this high energy acro camp lead by Isaiah Turner. Isaiah grew up in the Rocky Mountains. After High School he was accepted to the Disney Internship program in Disney World. During this time he continued to compete and coaching gymnastics. Meraki is excited to bring his extensive training in Tumbling, Trampoline and Gymnastics to our Acro/Contortion Workshop this summer. Coach Turner has earned numerous metals during his years as a competitor but his true joy is seeing his students obtain their goals and earn medals of their own.  

Acro Camp Level 1     Aug 18 & 20    Ages 5-10           4:30-6:30pm     $100     

Acro Camp Level 2     Aug 18 & 20   Ages 8 & up          6:30-8:30pm     $100       
 

 
Pointe Class

This class is required for any dancer currently in Pointe Class and is interested in enrolling in Pointe Class for the 2020/2021 season. Students will work with Therabands and other PT props to strengthen the appropriate muscles in the legs, feet, back and abdominals to advance on pointe. The class will help reduce injury and increase awareness of each dancer’s strengths and weaknesses. Students will utilize previously learned ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. Each class will do barre exercises, center floor work and across the floor combinations.

6 week session     Wednesday   5:00-6:00pm     $100     July 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug 5 & 12 
 

 

MDA 2020 Summer Intensive 

Train with guest artists from across the USA and explore different styles in this 4-day intensive that will transform your technique, ignite your artistry, and inspire your spirit! Disciplines include: Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Dance Team, Kick, Jazz Funk, Modern, Ballet, Cheerleading, Acrobatics and much more!   Back by popular demand, guest instructors will be returning again this summer to share their talents!

Ages 7 & Up          10:00am-4:00pm           $250           July 27, 28, 29 & 30 

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